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The Best Metal of 2011
25 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters’ staff of metal experts present their top picks from a year that offered a standout work of Christian “progressive death metalcore”, a philosophical treatise on “Transcendent Black Metal”, and one amazing debut.

//Columns

The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.

//Reviews

Liturgy: The Ark Work
26 Mar 2015 // 9:06 PM

Religious music, black metal, electronic, and 8-bit all come together in this bizarre yet ultimately captivating philosophical tome from Liturgy.

Liturgy: Aesthethica
12 May 2011 // 5:00 PM

Rooted in extreme metal but completely unclassifiable, the Brooklyn band's second album ranks as one of the most exciting, not to mention polarizing records of the year so far.

//Blogs

Blood and Thunder: Turning Ashes to Gold
26 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

This week's best metal release finds some musical innovators from Brooklyn up to their philosophical shenanigans once again.

Liturgy Frontman Deconstructs Shellac's "Prayers to God" (video)
29 Aug 2012 // 12:00 AM

Who knew Shellac was perfect for high school a cappella groups?

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//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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